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Laue diagram

noun, Crystallography
a diffraction pattern used to study crystal structure, consisting of symmetrically arranged spots obtained when a beam of x-rays, electrons, or neutrons is passed through a thin crystal and exposes a photographic plate.
Also called Laue photograph.
Origin of Laue diagram
after M. von Laue, who developed it Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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